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Canadian Respiratory Journal
Volume 2016, Article ID 6369704, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/6369704
Research Article

Health Human Resources Guidelines: Minimum Staffing Standards and Role Descriptions for Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Healthcare Teams

Cystic Fibrosis Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada M4C 2P9

Received 9 February 2015; Accepted 24 August 2015

Copyright © 2016 Ian D. McIntosh. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Survey results: Survey results include information reported from CF clinics in Canada, and provide details – by discipline and acknowledged population size ranges – of what full-time equivalent complements of time are currently in place (Current) at each clinic, and what FTEs are realistically required (Optimal). For each discipline within each population size range, minimum, maximum, and mean FTE complements are displayed.

Guidelines from other jurisdictions: To offer international comparisons, links to guidelines from other countries are provided; however, with differences in national healthcare structures, medical facilities, availability of resources, etc., direct comparisons may not reflect the Canadian perspective, and in fact, certain staffing allocations appear extreme compared with Canadian counterparts.

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